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Table 2 Summary of in vitro anti-bacterial activity of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine, mefloquine, and azithromycin.

From: Anti-bacterial activity of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy: comparative in vitro study of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine, mefloquine, and azithromycin

  Sulphadoxine/Pyrimethamine Mefloquine Azithromycin
S. aureus + - +
S. agalactiae ~ - +
S. pneumoniae + + +
E. faecalis ~ - ~/-
N. gonorrhoeae - - +
E. coli - - ~
  1. - Insufficient in vitro activity; ~ intermediate in vitro activity; + good in vitro activity